Remote Desktop Device Redirector Bus Driver (rdpbus) Service Defaults in Windows 7

Microsoft RDP Bus Device driver by Microsoft Corporation.

Default Settings

Startup type:Manual
Display name:Remote Desktop Device Redirector Bus Driver
Service name:rdpbus
Service type:kernel
Error control:normal
Path:%SystemRoot%\system32\DRIVERS\rdpbus.sys
Registry key:HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\rdpbus

Default Behavior

Remote Desktop Device Redirector Bus Driver is a kernel device driver. In Windows 7 it won't be started if the user doesn't start it. If Remote Desktop Device Redirector Bus Driver fails to start, Windows 7 attempts to write the failure details into Event Log. Then Windows 7 startup should proceed and the user should be notified that the rdpbus service is not running because of the error.

Restore Default Startup Configuration for Remote Desktop Device Redirector Bus Driver

1. Run the Command Prompt as an administrator.

2. Copy the command below, paste it into the command window and press ENTER:

sc config rdpbus start= demand

3. Close the command window and restart the computer.

The rdpbus service is using the rdpbus.sys file that is located in the %WinDir%\system32\DRIVERS folder. If the file is changed, damaged or deleted, you can restore its original version from Windows 7 installation media.